WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- Laura Rodriguez felt dizzy after dropping off her 5-year-old daughter for one of the first days of kindergarten.
A telehealth service that guides exams for sexual assault victims in rural areas works to encourage psychological healing, provide health care and allow for professional evidence collection that can improve the chance of a successful prosecution.
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Day-to-day staffing stability is a marker of better quality of nursing homes, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in JAMA Network Open.
FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A nurse-driven protocol for improving pneumococcal vaccination rates in immunosuppressed patients is associated with significant increases in vaccination rates, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in The Journal of Rheumatology.
An increasing number of hospital systems like Allegheny Health Network have created in-house staffing teams to cope with the pandemic-fueled nursing shortage — and try to beat private temp staffing agencies at their own game.
It’s not polite to stare. Especially in the hospital. But nearly everyone who passes Moxi the robot at Elmhurst Hospital in Elmhurst, Illinois, can’t help but stare, as it slowly rolls through the halls. The robot is roughly human-shaped, stands about 5 feet tall and, perhaps most strikingly, has big blue eyes that occasionally blink.
Casey Guevara, a Tulsa native, was inspired to become a nurse after surviving a health crisis. She talked about it recently in a speech at her graduation in Michigan.
The main character in "The Whale" is killing himself in the slowest, most painful way he can think of. It's more a filmed play than a movie and no one would call it perfect for the holidays but "The Whale" is an unusual character portrait. Charlie is an online teacher who is confined to the apartment where the entire movie takes place. Weighing 600 pounds and with blood pressure double the ...
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence that large numbers of nurses left health care or hospital practice during the first 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in Nursing Outlook.
One by one, the staff of Mariupol's Hospital No. 2 slipped away as Russian forces seized control of the city's center. Now, about 30 staff members are opening a pared-down version of a public hospital in Kyiv to help displaced Ukrainians.
As more nurses leave their jobs in hospitals and health care centers, foundations are pouring millions of dollars into efforts to ensure that more stay in the profession and get more out of the job than just the applause and pats on the back.
With her professional background, Jennifer Pruitt has always taken the subjects of life and death seriously. But they’ve never felt more personal than in the past year, since the fight for her own life began.
THURSDAY, Dec. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The nationwide shortage of health care professionals -- a so-called "Great Resignation" of providers -- is impacting patient care in ways large and small, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll shows.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A crowded, overwhelmed emergency department raises the risk of death and suffering for patients throughout a hospital, a new study warns.
Mary Brown of Durand, Wis., is charged with physical abuse of an elder person — intentionally causing great bodily harm as well as mayhem.
Owasso native Lacey Price was among 33 nurses from the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System who were honored as part of the Great 100 Nurses Celebration of Oklahoma.
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- When someone has a stroke, many professionals come together to help the patient recover.
MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An electronic alert-triggered, patient-centered education bundle intervention or a nurse feedback intervention can improve administration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, according to a study published in the Sept. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Oklahoma nursing homes shuttering as need for senior care soars: 'Likely the next public health emergency'
People in need are being turned away because of staffing shortages — not lack of beds. Nurses have so many better options, care facility directors lament, as other health care providers offer sign-on bonuses and lucrative temporary contracts.
State data show Oklahoma lost the equivalent of nearly 40,000 eight-hour nursing shifts in one year as RN and LPN hours dropped. "We have got to step it up," says Kimberly Green of Diakonos Group.
The woman says she was left to give birth to her baby alone on the dirty floor of her jail cell, alleging that jail nurses ignored her screams and pleas for help for six hours.
In their latest episode, Grace Wood, James Watts and Jimmie Tramel preview upcoming Scene features including Tulsa ties to the late Star Trek …
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The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs announced the largest pay increase for its nurses in agency history, with raises averaging $12,385 annually.
Tulsa resident Clarke Kendall says that we should look out for ourselves and each other by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.